Chris Schluep
Chris Schluep
Chris spent more than a dozen years editing books in New York before moving west. He reads all the time, but there are certainly worse ways to make a living. Chris lives in Seattle with his wife, his two sons, and a cat named Little. Aside from reading, he enjoys fishing, writing, and cooking.

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Celebrity Picks: Jojo Moyes' Favorite Reads of 2016

British novelist Jojo Moyes writes novels that become #1 bestsellers and get made into movies. It's always interesting to see what an author like Moyes reads because, let's face it, there aren't a lot of authors out there whose work becomes #1 bestsellers and gets made into movies.

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Celebrity Picks: Phoebe Robinson's Favorite Reads of 2016

For anyone who has listened to her podcast "2 Dope Queens," you know Phoebe Robinson's voice to be funny, familiar, and opinionated. In You Can't Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain, she has written a collection of essays that confronts race, gender, and getting along...

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Weekend Reading

'Tis the Season for reading. Here's what some of us are looking forward to this weekend.

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Celebrity Picks: Ann Coulter's Favorite Reads of 2016

She was right, folks. Ann Coulter was one of the first and most unapologetic high-profile Trump supporters, and she even took to a book to declare In Trump We Trust: E Pluribus Awesome! Here's what she read and loved this year.

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A Conversation with Jonathan Safran Foer

We interviewed Jonathan Safran Foer earlier in the year. His new novel is great. Turns out Jonathan Safran Foer is pretty great, too.

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Celebrity Picks: Liane Moriarty's Favorite Reads of 2016

When it comes to other celebrity picks, Liane Moriarty may be the most popular recommendation. But what did she read and love?

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The Best Mysteries & Thrillers of the Year

It's been a great year for mysteries and thrillers, and their popularity has continued into the holiday season.

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Celebrity Picks: Berkeley Breathed's Favorite Reads of 2016

Berkeley Breathed created Bill the Cat. Bill the Cat, readers. Ack! And he won a Pulitzer Prize for Bloom County, which essentially means that Bill the Cat is a Pulitzer Prize-winning cat. Take that, Garfield. Appropriately, Berkeley Breathed has recently published The Bill the Cat Story: A Bloom County Epic....

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Celebrity Picks: Tana French's Favorite Reads of 2016

Tana French is a big favorite among the editors at Amazon, so we were especially excited to see what she would pick. She did not disappoint. French goes back to the nineties, the eighties, and even to the thirties for her picks. Interestingly, none of the books she listed is...

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The Best History Books of the Year

There's no doubt that scribes are industriously recording our current interesting times for future generations to read about. Until then, here is a selection of some of our Best History Books of 2016.

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